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. campaign schedules are getting back on track today as romney heads to virginia and president obama has a very busy day ahead of him. first, he starts off the day in green bay, wisconsin for a rescheduled event that he had to cancel tuesday to deal with hurricane sandy. then he is off to nevada, colorado and ohio. yesterday, obama toured the aftermath of hurricane sandy in new jersey along with governor chris christie who had nothing but kind words for the president. >> has worked incredibly closely with me. i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and compassion for our state and for the people of our state. >> the governor has said he has no intention of bringing romney to new jersey to survey the storm's damage. christie aides are denying any sort of rift with the romney campaign saying it is just about dealing with the storm and not about presidential politics. but one of the main political speculations here is that christie thinks romney has no chance of winning and he is setting himself up for
governor called the man he supported, mitt romney, to offer some support as well he said no he just sent romney a conciliatory email, but called president obama. >> bill: that's unreal. >> the samsung galaxy overtook apples iphone. shipped 18 million units compared to iphone's 16. but that will not hold since the iphone 5 went on sale in the fourth quarter. >> bill: yeah i was going to say that's not -- >> i think that will change. >> absolutely. hey, one leftover election item wanted to get into here at the top of our show and then look forward with president obama and find out from you, real question to you here in our first hour together this morning. okay. so president won reelection right? now what does he do? what should he be fighting for? and will he show more fight on some issues in the second term now that he doesn't have to run for reelection than he did in his first term? good question. i just got to say, karl rove has got to be the biggest horse's ass ever in american politics. if there is anybody that comes across as the big loser of this election sea
. he won the popular vote. he won! mitt romney lost! end of story! president obama does have a mandate to push his agenda. we'll tell you why and we'll tell you what it is but first here's the latest, today's current news update, standing by in los angeles, lisa ferguson. hi lisa. good morning. >> hey bill. good morning everyone. it's more than 24 hours now since the polls closed and we are still waiting on an official number from florida. it is obvious the state has not fixed its voting problems. as i'm sure you remember, it was florida 12 years ago causing the legal disaster between vice president al gore and president george bush. the difference this time, no one cares as much. president obama's victory was well secured without florida's 29 electoral votes. but for florida natives this is frustrating and all too familiar. the state's whole voting system is plagued by bad management and dysfunction. it is usually elected officials running the voting process rather than nonpartisan professionals to. make thi
tv this is "the bill press show". >> bill: all right. president obama has lunch with mitt romney and does not offer him a job. good. what do you say? good morning, everybody. guess what. it is friday ♪ hallelujah ♪ >> friday, november 30th. no matter what month it is. no matter what friday is, we love our fridays here around the full court press. ♪ hallelujah ♪ >> we know you do as well. we are not going to let you get into the weekend before we bring you up to date on all of the latest here from our nation's capitol. lots of important stuff going on yesterday with the president meetings at the whitehouse on the fiscal cliff, a big press briefing yesterday, big white house correspondence party first holiday party of the season, jay carney and a lot of the white house press -- a lot of the white house press staff gathering together at the j.w. marriott just up the street from the white house. in new york, yesterday the united nations recognizing palestine as -- with a new observer status at the united nations. the u.s. voted against it for a
. thank you mary. >> richard says i know why romney was so successful in business and politics. he just doesn't stop pounding and pounding. pretty soon his opponents get so fired of this that they give it back to him. thank god the democratic party realized this and just kept pounding back. nobody pounded harder than barack obama or worked harder than barack obama. it's a great day to celebrate! let's do it together! victory! >> bill: we did it, yes indeed, good morning it's the morning after, wednesday november 7, welcome to the full court press on this big big day here on current tv. we did it again we put barack obama back in the white house for four more years. it's exactly what we wanted. it's what we've been working for for the last two years. it's what we've been praying for, we made it happen and it's so great because it's just what this country needs to move forward with barack obama's agenda and republicans had better realize it and cooperate this time and stop stabbing barack obama in the back. it's a great victory friends. you're all part of it, enjoy it, cell bray it with a
or losing it all and going backward with mitt romney. no way we can let that happen. so we'll give it one more push today here on the "full court press." good to have you with us but let's start out with all of the latest this election day from lisa ferguson. today's current news update. she's standing by in los angeles. hi lisa. good morning. >> hey bill, good morning everyone. kind of hard to believe it's finally here but today is the day. more than a year of campaigning and billions of dollars spent on this election. and now it's all up to you. president obama is officially off the trail. he held an emotional final rally in iowa last night. where he got a little teary eyed in the state that started it all. >> but iowa, we're here tonight because we've got more work to do. we're not done yet on this journey. we've got more road to travel. >> today, the president is keeping his election day tradition of shooting some hoops then he holds his election night rally in chicago. mayor romney though is not calling
on nbc yesterday that voters not only said we want barack obama over mitt romney but we want -- we agree with barack obama on the issues. a whole range of issues of which pro-choice is definitely one. tell us about the pro-choice majority. >> we've seen the republican party track to the right on this issue very swiftly in this election. of course, you saw people like mourdock and akin go down in flames. this idea of should rape be an exception when it comes to abortion became really a national issue. it is a problem. >> bill: romney tried to soften it. we know where paul ryan is. the republican party platform says. no exceptions whatsoever. americans don't buy that. >> they don't buy it when you look at the exit polls. we saw an overwhelming majority saying that abortion -- women should have access and should remain legal. roe v. wade should remain in place. if you look at this kind of new electorate and of course, that's where the republicans really ran into trouble. they didn't realize the obama coalition,
. they are falling for this republican line of crap. republicans lost this election. this was mitt romney's deal. and president obama said we have to have an balanced deal we're going to cut spending to the bone, but you have also got to get rid of those bush tax cuts for the wealthiest of americans, and put it back where it was under president clinton, the greatest economic growth in our lifetime. americans went with president obama's idea. it's now time for republicans to accept this is what the americans want. but instead this is more republican propaganda, and i just kills me that so many of my colleagues in the media are falling for it. republicans are saying we'll break the pledge. who cares. they say they are going to break the pledge, bfd, they say they are going to offer new revenue. okay. sure. but where from? they say will not, no no, no, tax rates for the wealthy of americans. we will not raise taxes on the 1%. we will only accept new revenue from closing loopholes. that means your mortgage interest deduction is history, and your child care deduction is history. t
, mitt romney leading the republican party decided to make it all political and thanks to fox news, they're still trying to make it all political. and susan rice, not even nominated yet as secretary of state and she may not be. obama could decide to go with john kerry or jane armen or who knows who else, right? susan rice has to go up to the united states senate today and meet with -- she will, meet with john mccain and lindsey graham and a couple of other senators and try to explain herself. she shouldn't have to do that. i think it is embarrassing. kevin is calling from chicago. what do you think kevin? >> caller: hey, how do youing, bill? >> bill: good to hear from you. >> caller: if they were a legitimate news organization, wouldn't you go with the fact -- take whatever your guest says and you go with it. but since everybody knows they're the mouthpiece of the republicans, i find it amusing that they're so inept they don't even see what their guest is going to say. it is like how dumb are they? it just reinforc
asking me so what do you think that -- in fact, my wife asked me what do you think mitt romney is going to do next? "saturday night live" had a little fun with that. as always. people are looking forward to it. mitt romney is out on his balcony just kind of gazing at the stars trying to figure out what he's going to do next and his son tagg, comes along. >> hello father. >> hello, tagg. >> i'm so very angry father. i wish you could punch america in the face. >> now, now. this is not a time for anger tagg. >> so what's next for you father? >> oh, i don't know. there's so much i want to see and do. i would like to learn how may face is -- mayonnaise is made. >> bill: stan collender here with us. we'll be joined later by terry o'neill, president of the national organization for women. joe cirincione from the ploughshares fund will be along in studio. let's get started stan. but first -- big stories here. >> on this monday, other headlines making news, james bond is king at the box office. "skyfall"'s open
pal. we'll be having a lot of great guests, talking about mitt romney's ultimate screw you which he gifted us with yesterday and general petraeus, the c.i.a. had no idea when he said i wanted to tap that, he meant something completely different. let's go to lisa ferguson for a current news update. >> hey john. always good to have you on the show. good morning everyone. the president is dealing with the aftermath of hurricane sandy today. he heads to new york this morning to look at the damage and to thank first responders who risked their lives last month. later this evening president obama will host the cast and crew of the movie "lincoln" for a screening at the white house. he is coming off a very important news conference yesterday. not only was this the first since his re-election, it was also the first he's held in eight months. several reporters did want to talk about the general petraeus scandal, of course but the president fortunately did get to spend a lot of time on the fiscal cliff which is w
today at the white house. none other than mitt romney himself. tagg, by the way was not invited. there will be no reporters or no photographs allowed either and of course, no alcohol. the white house would not say what their luncheon agenda is but they did release the luncheon menu. mitt romney will be served a healthy helping of crow. and it's about time. all right. we'll talk about that and a whole lot more here. a lot more serious stuff here on the "full court press" this morning. first, standing by with all of the latest, lisa ferguson out in los angeles. hi lisa. good morning. >> hey bill. good morning everyone. the president does have quite an interesting schedule with his lunch guest but first off he's meeting with the american nobel prize winners in the oval office and then as bill mentioned he is inviting mitt romney to lunch in the private dining room. bill is not the only one making jokes about what's on the menu. new york daily news said no sour grapes. politico's headline reads friendship not on toda
obama will only accept the -- endorse mitt romney's plan for the budget, they say they will agree. well guess what. that's not how it works! remember what happened on november 6th? obama won! romney lost! it is up to them to accept obama's plan. we'll tell you why and get your calls but first we take the latest here, today's current news update from lisa ferguson out in los angeles has got it for us. hi lisa. good morning. >> hey bill. good morning everyone. lawmakers could finally get the answers they're demanding today in the investigation into former c.i.a. director david petraeus. the fbi and c.i.a. say they will brief members of the house and senate intelligence committees laying out how they handled the case and standing by their claim that politics were not involved in their decision to keep lawmakers in the dark. at least four people are now caught up in the investigation. along with petraeus and paula broadwell, there is jill kelley and top afghanistan commander john allen. the pentagon is now invest
times. it began with hillary rosen when she made the ann romney comments and i went on cnn and i'm like it is horrible what she said. then i saw the entire comments and i realized that the whole thing wasn't -- hillary rosen wasn't really smearing ann romney. she was talking about mitt romney's sad and pathetic attempts to suck up to women voters, it wasn't anything to do with ann romney. so the next day i went on cnn. i defend the substance of what she said. what she said was completely accurate. all over news busters because i hated women. because i hated ann romney and people who suffer from ms because i was smearing ann romney. it is sort of like -- it is like crack and porn for the human id is what it is. gets crack and porn at the same time and the darkest part of your nature can run free thanks to news busters so i'm honored to be counted among those they scorn. and you're welcome to check out the article. but again don't because you might get sticky stuff on your fingers. today, robert kennedy jr. wou
put forth his plan on november 6th and mitt romney put forth his plan and the american people said no, we don't like that romney way of going which is to continue to coddle the rich. we agree with president obama. so now the negotiations are underway. about how to avoid going off the fiscal cliff. and what is the president doing? yesterday, he met with small business leaders. at the white house. the white house met with leaders of jack lew, the chief of staff. met with leaders of the chamber of commerce. today the president is meeting with some middle class americans who would be severely impacted if the middle class tax cuts were to expire. what this article really references is the president the white house announced yesterday is going on the road on friday, he's going back. he's going up to pennsylvania. going to visit a toy store -- last saturday, he also visit at small business, bookshop with his daughters. in arlington virginia. to make the point. the president is going out there, the white house now says
the country you know, this is getting ridiculous and now if we go back to the debates where romney was saying that he wants to start looking at latin america for different outsourcing. yeah, that's because he burns his bridges in china and now they want to use the low wages over in latin america. to start doing the same thing they were doing before. everybody got caught in china. >> i'm right there with you. by the way for folks if you're outraged by this, if you're outraged at macy's for continuing to hire this clown this snake head as don just suggested or somebody that we're referring to as toupee chump if you're outraged, you want to do something besides not shopping at macy's, if you want to do something else, you can go online to signon.org and the petition is right there. 615,000. by this weekend, we're going to try to get this thing up to a million. allen from new bedford massachusetts, you're on the "bill press show." >> caller: good morning. i don't know if you guys saw it last monday night but david let
rather deal with ahmadinejad than me. >>absolutely. >> and so would mitt romney. >>and the best part is that current will let me say anything. what the hell were they thinking? ♪ >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." >> john: this is the "bill press show." i'm john fugelsang filling in for bill all morning long. really happy to be here with you. i'll be here tomorrow and wednesday as well, wishing you a safe, healthy, and sane healthy shopping week. black friday is when the 1% tells the 99% to go shopping and fix the economy they wrecked. we want to know your thoughts on everything in the news today. whenever i come here i always try to think about what the question for the day ought to be, and today it was too complicated. i would like to say what is your solution to mideast violence or should petraeus resign or what is your position on twinkies. thing god the "bill press show" has the greatest selection of smart callers, crazy callers and smart-crazy callers, which is win i call in every morning long. and i really am up at this time every morning because
to progressives, and having the president reelects and not electing governor romney is enough to make most people feel thankful, but one thanksgiving as we know it as nothing to do with the original thanksgiving right down to the paintings that we see. when we look at any painting of thanksgiving that we see when we were kids and we see the pilgrims and indians dancing around, we were starving, and the indians saved our lives, and we relaid them as only white people can, and the wompanoa were planes indians, and our whole image of thanksgiving is skewed. and it has been used to convince children that we got along fine with indians, and draw pictures of turkeys with our hands. president lincoln made it a holiday at the urging of the woman who wrote mary had a little lamb. it started with the spaniards who were the first ones to have thanksgiving, who massacred a bunch of indians, and a year later they were celebrating the safe return of the white people who weren't killed and it has evolved into this. it is one of those holidays that straddles the line of secular an
it easier for mitt romney to win -- make it possible for mitt romney to win pennsylvania. but there's no doubt about it, and that's exactly what rick scott is up to in florida. they cut early voting in half from 28 days -- [ technical difficulties ] >> bill: they looked like the gas lines up in new jersey right. and others they just closed the doors, they could not vote, and rick scott the governor refused to extent it. in one county the judge said they had to open up early. linda is in cincinnati, hey, lynn da, ohio the eye of the storm. >> caller: that's right. and we are roaring down here in spite of john huestead who is just trying to block the vote. if romney is so confident about his policies why is he trying to stop the vote? he knows that he is wrong. the thing on race and playing the race card that he accused obama of they have done that since day one, rick scott in florida, he should be in jail. >> bill: remember linda, he was almost in jail once for health care fraud. he has paid the biggest fine for health care fraud in the history of the country and i
to the plate. he put politics aside. he threw mitt romney under the bus, and said no i'm just going to focus on my state and the people of my state, and the people that need help and he got the president in there to new jersey. so to chris christie congratulations you got things done. brought to you by granger, call click on granger.com or stop by one of their branches. granger for the ones that get things done. peter before we get back to the campaign, this other issue we have had running throughout the morning is a big question. it stirred up a lot of debate last night -- or the last few days in new york. brian williams was really critical of new york city and the mayor, for allowing the new york marathon to go forward as scheduled on sunday even though half of manhattan is without power, and a lot of people are still hurting. >> the race starts in statton island, and goes through all five burrows. you look at the surrounding areas, statton island -- >> statton island is part of new york city? >> no, but the other boroughs is what i mean. >> bill: it was not only
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